Positive thoughts from a Christian Perspective
The fall our oldest son turned four, he enjoyed his first state fair. We walked the midway, road on a carousel, and shared a giant corn dog. The little guy’s eyes were wide with wonder! At some point, we came upon a man holding dozens of brightly colored helium balloons. Families were buying them up…
Everything’s Gonna Be Alright
As an elementary music teacher, it’s a joy taking my students to sing at nursing homes. The picture above captures a boy (age 5) bonding with a woman (age 95). The two became fast friends, back in 2015, and were featured in our local newspaper under the headline, “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright.” Praise be to…
When in a crisis, it’s a good idea to consult someone who has survived a few. Actor Alan Alda, 87–of T.V. show M*A*S*H fame–was asked in a 2020 interview how optimistic he was for his children and grandchildren’s future. Here’s what he told AARP magazine: With the world changing so rapidly, there’s no point in being optimistic…
Paws and Reflect (3): Jesus Talks to His Dad
The (continuing) adventures of a dog who followed Jesus.
Four (More) Things I’ve Learned About Blogging
This past September, after four years of blogging, I wrote about four things I’d learned. Lucky me, it took only seven months to learn four more! So, for what it’s worth, here they are: 4. Instead of Reposting, Repurpose I know, it’s easier to click “repost” than to use something a fellow blogger wrote to…
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